Kevin Durant still sidelined, to miss Nuggets game
NBA.com Global on Jan 09, 2018 07:06 AM
FILE - DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 4: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors warms up before the game against the Denver Nuggets on November 4, 2017 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has been ruled out for today's game against the Denver Nuggets, the team announced on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time). This will be the third-straight game Durant has missed due to a right calf strain.
Injury update for tonight's game: Kevin Durant (right calf strain) is out. Omri Casspi (hip contusion), Stephen Curry (left knee soreness), Draymond Green (right knee soreness), Andre Iguodala (left knee & hip soreness) & Shaun Livingston (hip tightness) are available to play.— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) January 8, 2018
Stephen Curry has stepped up for the Warriors over the last two games with Durant sidelined. Curry scored 29 points in a win over Houston on Thursday (Friday, PHL time) and 45 points in just 30 minutes against the Clippers on Sunday (Monday, PHL time).
Durant suffered his calf injury against the Dallas Mavericks last Wednesday (last Thursday, PHL time). Durant is averaging 25.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and an NBA-best 2.3 blocks this season.